ACC Leisure Services Department
Women in Science

Ladies First!

Join Sandy Creek Nature Center and strong, intelligent women in the local community as we inspire, encourage, and open the eyes of everyone that women can excel in science.

We are excited to work with various organizations around Clarke County to provide a free experience to highlight women in various forms of science working in the community. 

"Women in Science Open House" is scheduled for Saturday, March 30 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.  The event is free of charge.

For more information, please call 706-613-3615.

Zen in the Park

Zen in the Park

Join us Thursdays in April and May for a lunch time session of Tai Chi Easy™ in Dudley Park. Classes are led each week by instructor Tom Wittenberg and include self-applied massage, intentional breathing, meditation, and flowing movements.

By practicing Tai Chi Easy™ on a regular basis, one can expect a lower heart rate, better balance, strengthened immune function, reduced stress, and improved sleep. Everyone should wear loose fitting clothing that allow freedom of movement.

This program has eight sessions: Thursdays, April 4 through May 23 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in Dudley Park.   The fee is $4 per session for ACC residents and $6 for non-residents.  Online registration is required.

For more information, please call 706-613-3620
On Stage

On Stage!

Athens Creative Theatre presents “The Hunchback of Notre Dame in Concert" on Friday, April 12 at 7:00 p.m. at the historic Morton Theatre in downtown Athens.

Based on the Victor Hugo novel and with songs from the Disney animated feature, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated scores, as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz. Peter Parnell’s new book embraces story theatre and features verbatim passages from Hugo’s gothic novel. 

Tickets are now on sale at the Morton Theatre Box Office, Monday-Friday from noon – 6:00 p.m. Call 706-613-3771 to reach the box office. Tickets are $10 for general admission.

Summer Camp

What Are You Doing This Summer?

The Leisure Services Department continues online registration for its summer camps. The Department offers the most diverse selection of award-winning summer camps in Northeast Georgia, including traditional day camps and mini camps which highlight art, nature education, sports, and theatre.  Opportunities are available for children from ages 3 -16.  Space is limited.

Scholarships are available for qualifying ACC residents.  Parents who wish to apply for a scholarship must do so in person at a Leisure Services Department facility office.  Applicants must apply for a scholarship at least five business days prior to registering for a program or camp.  Applicants must have a valid email address.  More information, including required documentation, is available at 

For more information, please call 706-613-3800.   

Now Hiring

Now Hiring!

The Leisure Services Department is now hiring for approximately 120 summer positions. 
Applications are currently being accepted for camp staff, lifeguards, and pool clerks.  Lifeguards, with the required certification, can be as young as 15 years of age.
Applicants may apply online at
For more information, call 706-613-3090.

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